Jeff's "Goodness Gracious Sakes Alive" Sauce Recipe

Discussion in 'Sauces, Rubs & Marinades' started by soccerhawg, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. OK, I just ordered it and downloaded it but I have a question for those of you that have made it. When making the sauce, do you bring all of the ingredients to a boil while mixing before simmering or just heat it up to a good temperature?

    I've searched all over and I can't find this particular answer.

  2. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Personally I bring it to just starting to boil then turn it back down not really sure if its right or not but it works for us
  3. bman62526

    bman62526 Smoking Fanatic

    Most recipes of this nature will say to bring the liquid JUST to the point of boiling and then bring it back down to a low $.02
  4. Thanks guys. This is what I thought but I wanted to be sure.

    I'm a newbie so I'm gonna be doing a lot of reading and probably a lot of questions. Hopefully, one day, I'll be able to contribute more.
  5. gnubee

    gnubee Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thats what I do, I simmer it for about a 1/2 hour to let all the flavours develop, then bottle it.
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  7. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hi Soccerhawg, welcome to SMF, don't forget to stop in and introduce yourself in the roll call thread...
  8. eaglewing

    eaglewing Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member


    How long would this sauce last once made and refrigerated?

    I put it in a glass BBQ sauce container and it's been maybe a week since...
  9. gnubee

    gnubee Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I usually make about 5 gallons of BBQ sauce once a year. 4 of those gallons go to different relatives. My Gallon lasts the summer and most of the winter. I am talking about my recipe not Jeff's but I'm sure his will last that long as well properly chilled in the fridge. I take out the large container and pour as much as I think I'll need into a smaller container for each smoke or grill session. I put the large container right back in the fridge without delay so it never even thinks about getting warm.

    I make different fruit sauces during the season and jar them properly in small jars so that once opened they are used up within a week.
  10. eaglewing

    eaglewing Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Cool... thnx [​IMG]
  11. bandcollector

    bandcollector Master of the Pit OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I keep mine in an empty cleaned out Wish Bone Salad Dressing container. Still using the batch I made this past summer with no ill effects. Great stuff!
  12. oregonsmoker

    oregonsmoker Fire Starter

    I bring mine to a boil then let simmer for 1/2 hour or so. The one thing I noticed about this sauce is it's like a fine wine, It gets better with age (lol). I will make it at least a few days in advance if not a week. I have a bottle in the fridge that I made a couple of weeks ago that tastes really good right now.
  13. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Another good tip from a friendly member.

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